Android Developer - Mid Weight

Job Description

At Candyspace we take pride in our work and all we do together. We are an enthusiastic collaborative team of talented experts working across technology (web and mobile developers), product designers, UX, creative and delivery. We believe the best way to deliver the best work is to work closely together and with our clients. That way.. we enjoy it, our clients enjoy it, and we can take pride in the real value we bring to their businesses. So if you are an expert with real skills and a desire to do great things we’d like you to join us. Candyspace is the sweetspot where great people work with great brands to create great experiences.

We’re looking for a versatile, personable mid-weight Android developer who already has strong experience of Kotlin, the Android SDK, and is open to exploring new technologies and techniques as the platform evolves. As an Android developer at Candyspace you’ll work on one of the UK’s leading video-on-demand apps. A successful candidate will be at home working as part of a team continuously improving a complex application, but will also be comfortable owning smaller pieces of work and ensuring their successful delivery.

Technical Requirements

At a technical level, we’d like you to demonstrate an understanding of clean, object-oriented code, good architecture principles, and knowledge of common software design patterns.

As a team we’re committed to producing high quality, maintainable code, so you’ll need to display a familiarity with the creation of well-tested code. Experience of interaction with XML and JSON data served via HTTP APIs is also essential. We make use of a number of additional technologies including many of the Android support libraries: Java/Kotlin, Dagger, RxJava, Retrofit + OkHttp, ExoPlayer, Firebase.

People Profile

Our people are at the heart of what we do and all new team members play a part in upholding our culture. You will also demonstrate that you are: collaborative, detail-focussed, calm and can work at pace, proactive and take initiative, take pride in your work.. And above all a team player.

Candyspace Benefits Package

We believe in maintaining the health and wellbeing of all who work at Candyspace... So you will benefit from: 20 days annual leave, Bank Holidays + 2 weeks over Xmas (including the Bank Holidays), MacBook, company pension scheme, permanent health insurance (sickness cover), Life Assurance, cycle to work scheme, training & development plan, cereal & fruit, Xbox, table football, and our always popular company socials.

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